Patrick Tooher is a director at WE Communications in the UK, responsible for leading and building the agency’s corporate communications offering.
With more than 15 years’ experience providing strategic communications advice up to and at board level, managing corporate reputation and crisis management for leading brands, Patrick has a deep knowledge of financial markets, as well as excellent media contacts at editor, commentator and reporter levels. Before WE, he was the senior financial journalist and then business editor at the Mail on Sunday. Following this, he held senior-in-house communications roles at KPMG, where he ran the UK press office, and at the Co-operative Bank, where he was head of public relations. More recently, he spent six years at Citypress, where he led the crisis and reputation management practice, working with brands such as Aldi, Mamas & Papas and Standard Life. At WE, Patrick delivers his expertise across all sectors and on a number of client accounts including Capgemini and HSBC.
Outside work Patrick enjoys running, hill walking and watching Manchester United, his hometown football team. He is married, with two teenage daughters.